Recipe Category: Vegetarian

Vegetarian Meat Loaf or Neat Loaf

Vegetarian Meat or ‘Neat’ Loaf

Growing up in the 1970’s, Sunday was always a meat-centric family dinner night. We would all sit around the table talking about the week ahead eating some sort of roast or meatloaf.  I always wondered if the heavy meal was…

Sweet Potato + Green Apple Soup

This is the perfect soup for a crisp Fall evening for dinner! Pairs perfectly with a salad and a glass of pinot noir or grenache. It’s also failproof, but you will need a food processor to crank this out with…

Thai Coconut Curry Tofu

This tasty flavorful dish is the perfect meal to serve to guests! Dust off the picnic table and get ready to host a party – this recipe is a sure win.  The tofu protein-packed dish  will please even your meat…

Vegetarian Eggplant Moussaka

When I was five, my Mom decided to start taking classes at a fancy pantsy cooking school. Instead of traditional spaghetti dinners, mealtime turned into gourmet test-kitchen every night. There were some hits and misses, but one of my fondest…

Green Coconut Soup

‘Tis the season for Rainbow Chard and it’s everywhere! Not only am I getting it in my CSA, but I see it cropping up in neighborhood gardens and it’s filling the produce aisles at the local stores. I’ll be dedicating…

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie for St. Patrick’s Day

We go big on St. Patrick’s Day. So big, in fact, that I’m already testing out some dinner ideas for the month of March. Here’s a favorite dinner in my household – I changed it up a little, and happy…

Soy Meatball & Zucchini Rigatoni with RAGÚ Homestyle

Our little homegrown veggie garden is located in the front yard, so it is a source of pride for our family as the neighbors walk by.  Passerbys often ask what we are growing and my teen daughter beams when she…

Shrooms & Snaps Stir-fry with TECHEF

Boiling pasta is pretty easy, right? But sometimes I just have to resort to shortcuts to get dinner out quickly. I love the yaki soba noodles that are precooked and prepacked from health food or Asian stores. All I need…

Celebrating the Olympics with Vegetarian Brazilian Bobó Stew

The Olympics in Rio start tonight, so what better way to celebrate than with food! While finely tuned Olympians go for the Gold, I’ll be going for my bowl! (Heh Heh..)  I did a little research on Brazilian food and…

Easy Island Rice with La Victoria

If you own a rice cooker, then you are almost done making this easy rice dish! I am always seeking out  tasty shortcuts when it’s super hot outside and I don’t want to spend much time in an even hotter…

Avocado Peach Caprese with Spicy Lime Cilantro Drizzle

Summertime fruit is here and now is a great time to take advantage of those slightly tart peaches that are coming to market! This is a version of caprese, albeit a bit of a stretch. If you have a food…

Zucchini Noodle Lasagna with RAGÚ Homestyle

The very first meal I learned to make when I was a child was spaghetti. I would carefully monitor my noodles to be perfectly al dente as I warmed up my Ragu sauce in a saucepan. It was complicated stuff…

Spicy Vegan Poppers

After eating an entire block of cheese this morning, I sort of felt bad about myself. I love cheese, but clearly my day had a precarious start. Determined to right my bingeful wrongs, I decided to make myself a vegan…

Vegetarian Neat Loaf

This vegetarian ‘Neat Loaf’ is so tasty that my daughter will often beg me to make it. It’s super easy to make and has less than 8 grams of saturated fat in the entire thing! A great option for those…

Tex Mex Quinoa Recipe

Tex Mex Quinoa Recipe

Thanksgiving is coming up and if you’re like, you’re already pinning out some recipe ideas for the big day. Here’s an easy gluten-free side dish that is NOT traditional, but it’s really tasty, everyone loves it and it holds up…

Urban Chickens Inspire Sweet Potato & Caramelized Onion Quiche

My friend gave me a carton full of glorious multi-colored fresh chicken eggs from her very own little chicken babies. Here is one of her feathered kids cruising around the living room. Isn’t she cute? I’m sure the hens worked…